Author Archives: Libman Education

About Libman Education

Libman Education Inc. is a leading provider of training for the health care workforce offering self-paced and instructor-led online courses designed and developed by leading industry experts in Health Information Management (HIM) and Medical Record Coding. Our courses are specifically designed to improve individual skills and increase the efficiencies and competencies of health care providers and institutions. At Libman Education, we understand the needs and challenges of a well-trained workforce and offer the right-mix of online education to ensure that the health care professionals are prepared to meet the challenges of the changing workplace.

Core Coding Skills for the Hospital Coder

New Training Curriculum from Libman Education Provides the Essential Training Necessary for an Entry-Level Hospital Coder BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – July 2, 2020 – Libman Education announces the release of a new curriculum of coder training designed to provide the essential workforce skills necessary for an entry-level hospital coder. Core Coding Skills for the Hospital Coder […]

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Libman Education Releases Results of Annual 2020 HIM Professional Census

As HIM professionals plan for their future, education and training are critical to their continued success BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – June 4, 2020 – Libman Education announced the release of the annual 2020 HIM Professional Census. Over 1400 individuals responded to the online survey which captures the opinions and insights of a diverse group of Health […]

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My Path into the World of Health Information Management

My Path into the World of Health Information Management

by Andrew Rosse, BS Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Information Management, 2020, Weber State University My background is not in healthcare. I graduated with my Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh with the intent of going to graduate school and earning my PhD. After a short venture in academic research, I realized […]

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Coronavirus: Clinical Documentation Improvement and Coding Considerations

Coronavirus: Clinical Documentation Improvement and Coding Considerations

by Richard Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS and Mary Beth York, CCS, CCS-P, CIC 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is the collective term for all respiratory infections caused by SARS-CoV-2. Initial symptoms are much like almost any significant respiratory infection such as fever and/or respiratory-like symptoms like cough, sneezing, shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. In more […]

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From Our Mailbag:  How are you handling the impact of COVID-19? What are Your Biggest Concerns?

From Our Mailbag: How are you handling the impact of COVID-19? What are Your Biggest Concerns?

HIM professionals from across the country and internationally have shared with us their concerns regarding the impact of the COVID-19 virus. There is still time to share your thoughts. Please tell us how you have been affected by the outbreak of COVID-19.  TAKE SURVEY We sent all coders, CDI and UR staff to work from […]

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Libman Education releases cross-training coding curriculum (Home Care Technology Report)

From the Home Care Technology Report’s Vendor Watch (4/8/2020): Libman Education Releases Accelerated, Cross-Training Coding Curriculum in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – April 6, 2020 – Libman Education announced the release of the Accelerated Outpatient to Inpatient Coder Training program in response to demand by hospitals dealing with the disruption of COVID-19. With […]

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Libman Education releases Gail Smith’s New Foundational Course on CPT Coding

Providing the Training Needed for CPT Coding in Any Setting BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – April 23, 2020 – Libman Education announces the release of CPT: Introduction to Procedural Coding by nationally recognized CPT coding authority Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P, CPT. The online, on-demand course provides the essential knowledge and decision-making skills necessary for accurate […]

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How Hospitals Ensure Coding Quality

How Hospitals Ensure Coding Quality

by Stacy Swartz, RHIA, CCS, CPC Establishing a Quality/Compliance Program Coding quality has always been critical. Coders are held to high standards and an expectation to achieve a greater than 95% accuracy rate is common. Coder accuracy impacts reimbursement, benchmarking, clinical and financial decision making, and publicly reported data on quality of care. A comprehensive […]

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COVID-19: Coding Resources

COVID-19: Coding Resources

Libman Education has selected critical resources for HIM professionals to be aware of during this COVID-19 public health emergency. The New England Journal of Medicine has posted a collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.  All Journal content related to the Covid-19 pandemic is […]

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Libman Education Releases New Accelerated Cross-training Coding Curriculum in Response to the Disruption of the COVID-19 Pandemic

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – April 6, 2020 – Libman Education announced the release of the Accelerated Outpatient to Inpatient Coder Training program in response to demand by hospitals dealing with the disruption of COVID-19. With outpatient services and elective procedure volumes down across the country, hospitals are seeking a way to quickly cross-train their existing outpatient […]

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